About our allotments

Fancy growing your own fresh fruit, flowers, herbs and vegetables? Then an allotment could be for you. There are more than 20 sites run by us and most have a waiting list.

The sites and how to apply

Apply for an allotment plot

Cost

Allotment rent is £41.75 for Brent residents and £46.75 for non-Brent residents for 62m2 (2.5 poles) per year.

You can get 50 per cent off the annual rent of a plot of up to 5 poles, if you are a Brent Resident and: 

  • over 60
  • receive unemployment benefits
  • receive disability benefits. 

You will need to provide proof to claim the relevant concession.

Availability

Some of our sites have longer waiting lists than others so when you apply please include three sites in order of preference so we can get you on to a site more quickly. 

Please note that the waiting lists for three sites are closed: Furness Road Leighton Gardens and Vale Farm.

To check for availability or to find out when the closed waiting lists may open, email brent.parks.services@brent.gov.uk or call 020 8937 5619.

Benefits

Allotments are a great way of growing good quality and fresh fruit and vegetables for your family and friends at a low cost.

It will help improve your health. Working an allotment is a good physical workout and a great way of beating stress for people of all ages and abilities.

They can be used by school gardening and cooking clubs to make outdoor learning fun and interesting.

Allotments are a good way of making friends with people and you can get closer to nature and wildlife.